A Travellers City Guide To Events in Beijing


As Beijing is the capital city, it hosts a huge variety of different events. Whether you love sport, music, festivals or culture there will be an event for you in Beijing. The Grand Lighting Celebration party takes place on the 10th of December.

There’s an endless selection of sports events including live NFL, snooker and athletics. Beijing International Long-Distance Running festival is held in April and the Huangyaguan Great Wall Marathon is held in May.

The Mid-Autumn festival is one of China’s most important holidays, it’s a harvest festival that is hosted between early September to early October. Art lovers will want to attend Beijing 798 Art Festival, which takes place in September and October. The International Music Festival runs throughout October. 

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